(ROCHESTER, MN) – The Northwoods League today announced their top 200 prospects from the 2013 season. The list was compiled by Bradley Smart from Smart on Sports after discussions with all 16 Field Managers in the Northwoods League.
The Rafters had a total of nine players named to the Top Prospect List. They are as follows:
5. Donnie Dewees (OF, North Florida)
16. JP Feyereisen (RHP, UW-Stevens Point)
27. Tyler Willman (RHP, Western Illinois)
33. Taylor Stell (OF, Texas)
43. Jackson Slaid (C, Montevallo)
53. John Kravetz (RHP, Illinois)
99. George Ragsdale (IF, Virginia)
155. Erik Payne (IF, Virginia Tech)
200. Michael Jurgella (C/IF, St. Cloud State)
The first 100 prospects are listed along with a short summary of their 2013 season in the Northwoods League. A complete listing is available by CLICKING HERE.
The top 10 prospects from the 2013 season are as follows:
1. Adam Martin, c, St. Cloud Rox (Western Carolina U)
2. Marc Flores, 1b, Willmar Stingers (Hawaii)
3. Cam Gibson, of, Battle Creek Bombers (Michigan State)
4. Paul Voelker, rhp, Eau Claire Express (Dallas Baptist)
5. Donnie Dewees, of, Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (North Florida)
6. Adam Dian, rhp, Waterloo Bucks (Temple)
7. Michael Suchy, of/if, Willmar Stingers (Florida Gulf Coast)
8. Mike Papi, 1b/of, Lakeshore Chinooks (Virginia)
9. Georgie Salem, of, Alexandria Blue Anchors (Alabama)
10. Colin Poche, lhp, Willmar Stingers (Arkansas)
Bradley Smart (@bradleysmart15) is a freshman in high school who is an avid sports fan who also writes about sports. He also has a blog, Smart On Sports where he writes about all kind of sporting news, from baseball to the Super Bowl.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.